United Arab Emirates and Manchester Met

Welcome to the Manchester Metropolitan University United Arab Emirates page. Manchester Met welcomes 3,000 students from over 120 countries. Located in the dynamic city of Manchester and with more than £350 million invested into the University to create a world-class learning environment.

Entry requirements if you have studied in United Arab Emirates

Foundation Year

Holders of the Higher Secondary School Certificate - the Tawjihiyya

Undergraduate Courses

Year 1 entry: Holders of the Higher Secondary School Certificate - the Tawjihiyya who have completed a recognised Foundation Year, Higher College of Technology Diploma, Associate Degree (American University of Dubai) University Diploma or first year of a Degree programme in UAE . Other points of entry are considered on a case by case basis.

Postgraduate Courses

Holders of a good UK Honours Degree, A good (4 years) Bachelor Degree from a recognised university in UAE Relevant work experience may be taken into account. MBA requires a good honours degree and a minimum of 3 years managerial and /or professional experience in a full time position.


Holders of a good Bachelor degree and a Master's degree. Each application will be assessed on it's own merit and relevant work experience will be taken into consideration

We accept qualifications based on education systems from other countries such as India, Pakistan, Iran and the USA. Please refer to the relevant country pages for the appropriate entry requirements.

English Language Requirements

Undergraduate courses

For Undergraduate courses, we usually ask for IELTS 6.0 (No less than 5.5 in any section) or equivalent.

Postgraduate courses

For Postgraduate courses, we usually ask for IELTS 6.5 (No less than 5.5 in any section) or equivalent.

See the full list of English qualifications we accept

For information relating to qualifications please contact us. Entry requirements may vary from programme to programme and on a case by case basis.

If you have a UK qualification

If you have studied UK qualifications such as A Levels, you can calculate your UCAS Tariff points then check the individual course descriptions to see if you meet requirements. You can also find the minimum IB scores required by checking these descriptions.

I have an additional qualification

For information relating to additional qualifications please contact us. Please note that these entry requirements are intended as guidance only and we do not guarantee entry to holders of the above qualifications. Minimum grade requirements may apply and entry requirements may vary from programme to programme and on a case by case basis.

Manchester Met’s international education advisers in United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi 1 adviser

  • IDP Education (UK)

    Abu Dhabi
    Union National Bank Building
    1802 Airport Road
    near Corniche
    Abu Dhabi

    Phone 00 971 2 622 8367

    Fax 00 971 2 662 8369

    Email this Adviser Visit Website

Dubai 1 adviser

  • IDP Education (UK)

    Office no 104 Century Plaza building
    Jumeira 1
    PO box 50085

    Phone 00 971 4 344 6814

    Fax 00 971 4 344 6817

    Mobile 050 2310 625

    Email this Adviser Visit Website

Upcoming events

There are no events to announce at the moment, but we do run events in United Arab Emirates. Please contact us for more information about upcoming events.

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